Listed Building

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4 AND 6 GROVE STREET, INCLUDING RAILINGSLB28981

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Group Category Details
100000020 - see notes
Date Added
12/03/1997
Local Authority
Edinburgh
Planning Authority
Edinburgh
Burgh
Edinburgh
NGR
NT 24330 73186
Coordinates
324330, 673186

Description

1822 with later alterations. 2-storey and attic, 6-bay mirrored pair of terraced town houses. V-jointed polished sandstone ashlar rustication at ground floor; polished sandstone ashlar band course between ground and 1st floors; droved sandstone ashlar at 1st floor. Base course; band course between ground and 1st floors; cill course at 1st floor; cornice and blocking course at eaves.

E (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: No 6 (to left): deep-set 2-leaf timber panelled door with 3-pane rectangular fanlight at ground floor in bay to right; window at 1st floor above and in each bay of all floors to left. No 4 (to right): deep-set timber panelled door with umbrella-patterned fanlight at ground floor in bay to left; window at 1st floor above and in each bay at each floor to right; non-aligned box dormer above.

N AND S ELEVATIONS: obscured by adjoining buildings.

W ELEVATION: not seen 2000.

12-pane timber sash and case windows. Grey slate piended roof; slate-hung dormer; irregularly disposed rooflights to E pitch. Coped skew at S. Coped mutual ashlar multi-flue ridge stack to S; rubble multi-flue apex stack to N. Cast-iron rainwater goods.

INTERIORS: not seen 2000.

RAILINGS: dwarf wall with ashlar cope, mounted by replacement railings to street.

Statement of Special Interest

B-Group with 19-25, 8 and 10, 12 and 12A, 14-18 and 2 Grove Street and 181 Morrison Street (see separate listings). This pair of town houses with its crisply rusticated ground floor stands at the north end of a small terrace development which continues south to No 18 (see separate list descriptions). The original glazing survives, including a fine fanlight at No 4.

References

Bibliography

PLAN OF THE CITY OF EDINBURGH, INCLUDING ALL THE LATEST AND INTENDED IMPROVEMENTS, circa 1827; 1853 and 1877 OS MAPS; J Gifford, C McWilliam and D Walker, EDINBURGH (Buildings of Scotland series), (1984), p265.

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